For Singers

Princeton Garden Statesmen offers harmony workshops at Plainsboro Library starting on Tuesday evening, March 15. Workshops will run every Tuesday night for three weeks. There is no cost or obligation. Printed music and CD tracks are provided, and the techniques used enable participants to learn new songs effortlessly whether you are an avid sight reader or a vacationing musician. 609-799-8218.

Men’s Mental Health

Princeton House Behavioral Health has launched its first program exclusively for men, offering partial hospital and intensive outpatient services to men who have experienced traumatic events that are currently affecting their sense of well-being and overall functioning. 609-497-3343.

Plan for Picnics

Mercer County Park Commission is accepting picnic area reservations via the Internet beginning February 17, at noon. Residents can go online to make a reservation, pay, and receive a permit for any of the county’s scenic picnicking spots. Visit the Mercer County website at for more information, including pictures and more detailed amenities of each area.

Speakology for Kids

Dana Lichtstrahl is offering a 10-week course that clarifies, encourages, and strengthens the natural speaking style and unique expression of kids ages 8 to 18. Using group games, the written word, oral presentations and body language exercises, the art of communication is explored and mastered.

With a focus on public speaking, interviews, family, peer, group, community communication, and intimate relationship communication, ease of expression is achieved. The course takes place at Trinity Church, 33 Mercer Street, in Princeton, Monday, February 21, through Saturday, May 7. Class size limited to 10; age groups are separated. Parents/guardians of students attend a one-hour communication workshop. $375 includes the parent/guardian workshop. To register, E-mail your name, phone number, student’s name and age to or call 609-915-1999.

Good Cause

YWCA Princeton Breast Cancer Resource Center is holding “100 Women, 100 Ways, 100 Days,” a challenge to women, men, and groups to each raise $100 in 100 days. Started on January 28, the program runs to May 8, culminating on Mother’s Day. The goal is to raise $10,000 to support BCRC’s free programs and services helping women live with, through, and beyond breast cancer across central New Jersey and Bucks County.

Participants can do anything they think of to raise the funds, from the simple to the extravagant, from the ordinary to the unusual. Hosting a cocktail party, brunch, or wine and cheese are great options for those who love to entertain. Kids and teens can save their allowance, walk dogs, or coordinate a school talent show or bake sale. Or simply put a collection jar next to the office coffee pot, ask 10 people for $10, or write a check yourself. Visit for more information, guidelines, and registration forms, or contact BCRC at 609-497-2100, extension 303 or

Care Couture Hair Art Show to raise money for wigs for cancer patients, is like a runway fashion show, only with funky hair designs created by area salon stylists on models, Sunday, February 20, 6 p.m., at KatManDu in Trenton. $25 donation includes butlered hors d’oeuvres. Call April Sette at 609-516-9306.

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